2010.54.4267

Peter Pam
c. 1976
17.12 in HIGH x 11.12 in WIDE
(43.50 cm HIGH x 28.26 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.
2010.54.4267


One pink poster with black print. Center image of poster depicts a female Peter pan holding a microphone whose cord spells out "Peter Pam" and connects to the pirate ship behind her. "Trina" is printed along the cord. Text at the top is "Les nickelettes present...a new rock fairytale Peter Pam, back by popular demand." On the left side is "Opening June 11 thru July 17...Goodman Building..." and on the lower right are some quotes about the show.In 1972 Denise Larson (head cashier at the infamous San Francisco Mitchell Brothers O'Farrell Theater) and friends tap-danced before the midnight movies. They formed a troupe called Les Nickelettes, ending their numbers with the wry call-out "What do you want for a nickel? Les Nickelettes opened "Peter Pam, A Rock Fairy Tale" Sept. 14, 1975 at the Studio Eremos, Alabama St., which ran for several years. Trina Robbins moved to San Francisco in 1970 and was one of the few Early women in the underground comix scene (note the skull-and-crossbones with a feminist twist). The Goodman Building was an artist commune that fought gentrification redevelopment from 1973 to 1983. [LMC]
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